Christmas 2014 ~ Shizzle Design

We're burning the midnight oil getting ready our Christmas Open Houses.   Two of the Greatest Christmas Open Houses in West Michigan open  Friday, November 7th, 2014! Doors are locked until 3:00 p.m. Friday afternoon at Caledonia Vintage Marketplace. Doors are … [Read more...]

From Our Ohana to Yours ~ Merry Christmas!

From Our Michigan Winter Wonderland to Yours ~ Merry Christmas!! Cathy & Shelly   … [Read more...]

Shizzle Design Paint Studio

I’m running a little behind on my furniture posts lately because my sister and I have been scurrying around like a couple of squirrels renovating our new space. Introducing…. The Shizzle Design Paint Studio at 2018 Chicago Drive, Jenison, MI  49428 We’ve been searching … [Read more...]

Hand Painted Christmas ~ Favorite Picks

Many thanx go out to everyone who joined us for this year's Home for the Holidays 2012 Christmas Link Up Party   It was so much fun being involved with so many amazing bloggers! Today I'm featuring my favorite picks for the theme I hosted  Hand Painted … [Read more...]

Grieving for the families of Sandy Hook Elementary School

Words cannot express the heart felt grief I'm feeling for the tragedy in Connecticut this morning.  It is  beyond comprehension.  When things like this happen, I just freeze.  I become entrapped in the moment and cannot pull  myself away from the TV. This morning my … [Read more...]

This is NOT a Pottery Barn Mantel ~ but We love it just the same

Don't worry about the Jone's, do what you love! I don't know about all of you, but I can never seem to come up with enough hours in a day to get everything done.  It seems like I'm so busy getting everything finished for everyone else, that there's no time for my own … [Read more...]

Home for the Holidays 2012 ~ Mantels

Thanks for everyone who linked up to my very first link up party, Hand Painted Christmas, which I hosted right here at Shizzle Design a few days ago.  If you missed it, no worries, I added a little more time so you can still link up, click here to enter.   details on this … [Read more...]

Antique Waterfall Dresser with a Little Bit O’ Red

A good friend of ours gave us this dresser over the summer.  He had received it after cleaning out an old abandoned house and was just about to make kindling for his bon fire out of it when our neighbor mentioned he should check with us first. I usually pay a hefty … [Read more...]

Home for the Holidays 2012 ~ Hand Painted Christmas Link Party

OH  MY  GOSH!   I can't believe this day is actually here.  I'm actually kind of  nervous right now BECAUSE...  I've never hosted a link party, UNTIL TODAY! For all of you stopping by for the first time, let me introduce myself.   I'm Shelly Andrade, owner and decorative … [Read more...]

Home for the Holidays 2012 – Christmas Crafts / DIY

Today's theme for Home for the Holidays is...    Christmas Crafts / DIY I am having a blast enjoying everyone's link ups and am thrilled to be working with these amazingly talented ladies from across the nation.   Christmas Crafts are being hosted by Kristy of … [Read more...]

French Dining Set, Spray Guns & the dreaded orange bleed through

A nice couple hired us recently to paint a vintage dining room set.  Judging from the pictures, it appeared to be in great shape.  The finish on it had such a high sheen and was so thick, it almost appeared to be some kind of resin. The chairs had really nice lines.  All … [Read more...]

Home for the Holidays 2012 ~ Tablescapes Link up Party

Continuing on with our Christmas Link Up Series Home for the Holidays is today's 2nd theme    Tablescapes  Kristin from Bliss at Home is featuring this whimsical theme To link up your Tablescapes today HERE  and stay with us for the next few weeks as we … [Read more...]

Announcing… Home for the Holidays 2012, a Christmas Link Party Nov. 27 – Dec. 20

Christmas is magical for so many reasons ~ cherished memories with friends and relatives, fabulous holiday meals and most importantly, the celebration of the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. This year, along with all the other festivities, I have one more thing to be … [Read more...]

Mele Kalikimaka From Michigan

I think we we’re getting too big to do the self timing everyone jump on daddy shots!   What do you think? Oh well, we had fun trying!!   and Anna decided we're all nuts!  From our hale to yours, have a Very Merry Christmas!! The Andrades For less than the price of a … [Read more...]

Mele Kalikimaka ~ Our Hawaiian Themed Tree

Over the years we've collected quite an assortment of Christmas Tree ornaments.  I started out with a small collection of Hawaiian ornaments which I gathered while living on the islands.  The kids have also received plenty from Tutu and aunties which means we have a very … [Read more...]